We have all daydreamed about what it would be like to win the lottery or a life-changing amount of money on the pokies, and for some this dream has become a reality. Read all about this fortunate bunch below, and then try your hand at online pokies at some of the top-ranked casinos open to players from New Zealand.
While we can’t guarantee that you’ll hit an incredible jackpot like the folks below, you could see yourself walk away smiling with fatter pockets. All of this from the comfort of your home!
Massive Pokies Online Wins Ranked
Below you will find a quick list of the biggest and best online pokies wins that have been recorded recently. One of them found themselves winning an amount so big that they are now listed in the Guinness Book of World Records!
Jon Heywood – £13,213,838.68
October 6th 2015 was the day when everything changed for Jon Heywood, a former solider from the UK. Jon was playing the 25p pokies for a total of 7 minutes before his massive win of £13,213,838.68 came in. He decided to play Microgaming’s Mega Moolah pokie after a television advert prompted him to do so, and now his win has landed him in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Rawiri Pou – NZ$10,144,395.82
Here we have a fellow player from New Zealand who also won a life changing amount of money with Microgaming’s Mega Moolah progressive pokie. Rawiri, a young Maori man, is sure to never forget Friday 17th June 2016 – the day he became a millionaire playing pokies.
Anonymous – AU$10,423,223
A player who chose to stay anonymous from our neighbouring country, Australia, won an incredible AU$10,423,223 by playing a Microgaming blockbuster pokie on 8th April 2016. Unfortunately the pokie he was playing – The Dark Night – is no longer available to play, however there are plenty of other Microgaming games to choose from which also offer the amazing 243 ways to win.
Giorgios M – $8,000,000
Giorgios M is another millionaire made by Microgaming’s progressive pokie Mega Moolah and won the incredible fortune of approximately $8 million in March 2009. This 36 year old father and businessman from Greece couldn’t believe his luck and had the following to say: “it’s a small moment that could change your life”.
Anonymous – $8,000,000
In February 2012, an anonymous Swedish player won an incredible fortune of approximately $8 million by playing a popular pokie at her favourite online casino. Her starting bet was a measly $50 and she walked away a millionaire.
Online Pokie Success for NZ Players
The above list is by no means exhaustive as there are plenty of people who have become instant millionaires by playing the pokies on NZ betting sites, but we hope to have given you some winning inspiration. If you are keen to get started on the pokies, we have some advice on finding the best online casino open to players in New Zealand. Firstly, research is the key to success. Make sure to read as many online casino reviews as you can get your hands on, and be wary of sites that are red-flagged by the reviewers and peers alike.
Once you have decided on a few online casino options, take a look at their range of pokies, and make sure there are plenty of options that interest you. There are so many casino pokies games to choose from, so there should be something to suit all players. If you’re happy with the options, make an account and take advantage of the lucrative sign up bonuses which will effectively double your bankroll.